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good morning, america. moment of truth tonight. the biggest campaign showdown so far. the rematch set in this arena. the stakes highest for the president. head-to-head with mitt romney, answering voter questions directly. will this shake up the race one more time? breaking overnight, the client list. the first round of names in that escalating prostitution scandal in the tourist town of kennebunk, now being revealed. the zumba instructor still refusing to speak. and now, the tour's pouring over the names. terrifying moment caught on tape. watch this woman's split-second reaction on a train.
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the last-second move to save her li life. and america's favorite friend speaking out about her engagement. >> i just got verklempt. what she is saying about that huge bling on her finger. and is she really three months' pregnant? we are well protected this morning. good morning, everyone. robin recovering. and what a big night coming up. crucial second debate. a little theater in the round at hofstra university. the president and mitt romney will be taking questio from voters. also, candy crowley will be asking follow-up questions on this. the president has done one town meeting this year. mitt romney has done 23 this
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year. >> mitt romney has had more practice on the debates because of the primary campaign. we'll get to all that this morning. and a big headline overnight from secretary of state hillary clinton. for the first time, coming forward and verbally taking responsibilility for the deadly attack in liby that killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. we'll hear from her in just a few moments. a big political football on capitol hill. >> absolutely. and go game-on, people. we're in the first edition of the male model for one of everybody's favorite game shows. "the price is right." the big debate. >> thank you, lara. >> i cannot wait to meet rob. just 21 days to go. the pressure on the president this time.
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jake tapper is at hofstra where the candidates are square off. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. president obama referred to the race as tied. but in some polls, mitt romney has a slight lead. it makes the second debate far more important than president obama could have anticipated. president obama is hunred down at this luxurious golf resort, taking an occasional break from his debate prep, with a stroll around the rolling greens. this is how serious the president is about his debate prep. he left his golf clubs at the white house. mitt romney's mock debate is played by ohio rob senator rob portman. >> how did it go, senator? >> great. >> reporter: tonight is the one and only town hall style debate. it's a performance that can bring curve balls. >> i'm exhausted.
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i'm exhausted at defending you, defending your administration. >> reporter: mitt romney will look for momentum following his first debate performance. but he has to knock down the idea that he cannot relate to the average american. candy crowley agitated both campaigns ahead of the debate by suggesting, heaven forbid, that she might ask follow-up questions. >> if something comes up that could use a little further explanation, it might be that the question said oranges and you answer eed apples. >> reporter: in past town halls, it was the candidates themselves, and not the way they wanted. like the 2008 debate, where john mccain seemed to be wandering aimlessly around the stage. or in 2000, when al gore walked up to governor george w. bush. in a way that governor bush later referred to as getting in his chili. and this classic move from
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george h.w. bush, where he checked the time. he would soon have plenty of it. this town hall debate provides candidates an opportunity to have an exchange with voters about their concerns. but it also provides them with an opportunity to mess up that interaction and appear out of touch and clueless. it really is high-takes. let's bring in matthew dowd with more. last time, president obama came in with high expectations. this time, expectations are reversed. >> the president came in four or five points ahead. and it's at best tied or a point or so behind. he has to bring his a-game. he can't show up like alex rodriguez. he has to hit the pitches. he can't be aggressive. if he is not, he and michelle might get the boxes and call the movers. if he doesn't bring his a-game, he might not be in t white
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house. >> that means answering the questions of the voters first, before you pivot to attack. and ese town hall meetings, we've seen the stage craft matters even more. >> style matters. the president in the last debate, came across as passive. came across as without energy. he has to bridge the energy. but he can't be aggressive because he can't be aggressive to voters. >> how about mitt romney? my risk for him tonight? >> there is risk. he has momentum. if it stops dead in his tracks, the president has an advantage in the electoral college. but there is risk for mitt romney. >> matthew dowd, thank you very much. watch tonight. diane sawyer and i will anchor live coverage right here on abc. now, to the big headline from secretary of state hillary clinton overnight. she is taking responsibility for security failures in the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, that
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left a u.s. ambassador dead and three other americans, as well. abc's reena ninan spoke with hillary clinton and joins us from lima, peru, this morning. good morning to you, reena. >> reporter: elizabeth, good morning. we sat down last night for an interview with the secretary of state. and we got answers for the first time on the situation in libya. >> let me say this. we will track down whoever did this and hold them accountable. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton appeared to fall on her sword. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000-plus people, all over the world, 275 posts. the president and the vice president, certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> reporter: in her first comments that the state department acknowledged the attack on chris stevens and the ambassador, the secretary of state said she, not the
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president, was responsible for lapses in security. in an interview with abc news, clinton, who is traveling in peru, acknowledged there were concerns about militants in libya. when did the u.s. become aware of transnational extremists operating in eastern libya? >> we have long known that extremists have come out of libya. we understood there would be an effort to try to re-establish a presence of extremist bases and operations. it's having we were focused on and working on. >> reporter: as for reports that the u.s. has special operation forces in the region. would the administration be willing to strike them before a u.s. election? >> there's an intense effort in our government. and i think our track record is pretty good eventually, we will find you. >> reporter: secretary clinton told the president of peru, she's eager to get back quickly
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because she wants to watch tonight's debate. >> thank you very much. and josh elliott is here with more on the morning's headlines. >> we begin with breaking news about the young girl from pakistan, nearly killed by the taliban because she spoke out for women's right. doctors in england, where malala yousafzai, is being treated, is giving her details on her condition, after a security scare that led to intense moments overnight. nick schifrin is there with the latest. good morning to you, nick. >> reporter: good morning, josh. this was a security scare that turned into a false alarm. two people tried to get into the hospital last night to see malala. police turned them away. but somehow the hospital communicated to reporters this morning that those people had been arrested. it goes to show how much tension there is over this girl's security, since the taliban are promising to try to kill her, no matter where she is. and it just goes to show how this fearless 14-year-old has really touched the taliban's nerve.
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the hospital, though, is very pleased with her progress. she could make a full recovery. and a lot of people will be heartened by that news. this girl has become a symbol of resistance against the taliban. and an elegant advocate for girls' education. her supporters are saying she will get better. she will go home. and, josh, she will go back to school. >> that's good news, indeed. nick schifrin, in london, thank you. now, a health alert in the country. more medications are being tied to the meningitis outbreak. thus far, 214 cases and 15 deaths have been reported in the states you see highlighted here. now, the fda is sounding an alarm about two other drugs made at the new england compounding center. the pharmacy blamed for the outbreak. including injections given to patients who had eye operations and open-heart surgery. doctors are being urged to contact all patients receiving any injections made by the company. hikers missing for three
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days in glacier national park have been found alive. jasen hiser, and neal peckens, two virginians, faced fierce winds and snow, until a 50-person rescue team spotted them. they were in good shape. that's good news. and signs that shoppers are spending again. amazon is hiring some 50,000 workers for the holiday season and expect many of them to stay on permanently. retailers are reporting higher than expected sales. a shohocking scene when a preschoolteacher took her class on a day trip. she was pulled over for driving all 19 kids in the class in her car. >> what? are you kidding me? >> i'm not kidding you, elizabeth. not one bit. 11 in the backseat, 6 in the hatch back, and the rest in the front.
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police gave her a ticket. >> i hope the parents fired her. >> we'll have an update. we saw this at the top of the show. do not stick your head outside of a train, people. a teen thought it would be fun to stick it out. the problem is, there's a train baring down. and she was just able to get her head back inside the train, again, missing her head by inches. she fell on the floor, in shock. she is okay. still, keep all hands, feet, heads in the train. >> that's a lesson learned. josh, thanks very much. the latest on the scandal shaking a wealthy resort town in maine. a zumba instructor has been arrested for running a prostitution ring out of her dance studio. >> reporter: this morning, 21 men allegedly caught up in the zumba prostitution investigation has been revealed. late monday, the police released
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the first 21 names about the 20 men and 1 woman being investigated. 21 of them now charged with engaging in prostitution. police believe they were clients of 29-year-old zumba fitness instructor alexis wright, charged with running a prostitution operation out of her fitness studio. the men summoned have to appear in court on december 5th. while police did not include ages and addresses for the alleged johns, overnight, abc news reached two men on the list, who confirmed they have been charged. monday, the judge denied the motion filed been an attorney for two of the alleged johns, quote, it would be a harm to their professional reputations and professional relationships." meantime, wright has pleaded not guilty to 106 counts related to her alleged prostitution ring. abc news exclusively tracked
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down wright at her home. can we talk to you about the allegations? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: the allegations are not true? >> i'm calling the police. >> reporter: okay. police say they have gathered over 100 hours of video as evidence, recorded by wright and her alleged accomplice, 57-year-old mark strong sr. he has pleaded not guilty. strong's attorney says he welcomes the release of the name. >> usually, disclosed to the public, i don't think should be held back in this case. >> reporter: we contacted two men who confirmed they are on the list. one said he made a mistake and would like to move on. the other said, quote, we will all be exonerated. abc news has decided not to publish the list until we can verify all involved.
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let's go to dan abrams to get more on this. a bit of a compromise by the judge in this case. they released the names but not the address and age. >> typically when someone is accused of a crime, the name is released, along with the age and address. why did they not get released? they are also crime victims because they were allegedly recorded, taped having sex. they're also crime victims. that's the compromise the judge has reached here. i think it's a bit of a stretch legally. now, you have people saying, well, wait a second. it's not me. all these names are being released. >> more than 100 names on the list total. you're out of luck if you have a common name like john smith. >> honey, i promise it's not that dan abrams. it's not me. that must be happening because
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all of these names are being released without addresses or ages or other information. now, people are being forced to effectively admit or deny they are the person whose name has been released. and that's really the key here. this is just an embarrassment in crime because you're talking about a very low-level misdemeanor. >> i'll vouch for you, dan. i'm sure you not on there. >> there is a tv personality now on the list. i can now say, for the first time, it is not me. >> thank goodness. >> it's also not george. okay. now, to the uproar over flamin' hot cheetos, now banned in many schools around the country. the snack is popular with kids, with its own facebook fan page and online competitions on who can eat the most cheetos the fastest. why is this snack, which has been around for years, suddenly under fire? linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: this music video about the bite-sized snack has more than 3 million hits on
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youtube. but this morning, flamin' hot cheetos are under fire. school districts in california and new mexico are trying to ban them. and illinois and rockford public schools where they used to sell 150,000 bags of flamin' hots each year, are off the menu. >> if children want to bring in snacks that are high in fat and calories, that's their choice. they can do that. >> reporter: school officials say the concern is their nutritional value or lack thereof. each of the snack-sized bags contains 26 grams of fat. and a quarter of the sodium recommended for the entire day. and on top of the artificial coloring and flavoring, they are highly addictive. and there may be science behind it. >> our brain is hard-wired to find things like fat and salt really rewarding. now, we have foods that have
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them in such high levels that could trigger an addictive process. >> reporter: dr. ashley gearhart says children are more susceptible because their bodies are developing. frito lay, which makes and sells cheetos, tells abc news, it is committed to responsible and ethical marketing practices, which includes not marketing our products to children ages 12 and under. some school officials say, try telling that to these kids. frito lay says they don't sell snacks directly to the schools. the district in illinois now sells the baked cheetos. can you eat just one, elizabeth? we'll see. >> wait. i have to have more. >> here's another one for you, too. >> just kidding. sam? these are terrible, i have to say. they're just spicy.
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>> eat just one. >> thank you. >> want some water? >> maybe a little. the news is in on september, by the way. if you take the air temperature and the water temperature, and the land temperature together, here's what you get. the warmest september since we've been keeping records, says, noaa. something interesting is going on around the globe. the antarctic sea ice is more this year. they are kind of spicy. there's an area of high pressure on the eastern seaboard. boston 60. washington, d.c. 67. cincinnati, 67 degrees. they also make a nice pointer. we'll show you the big heat in the middle of the country. denver comes up to 85 degrees.
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 7:26. i am steve chenevey. we turn our focus to the west as hikers who have been missing in montana as part could come back, today.
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saystional park service e researchers found the hikers yesterday. that lost while hiking in a the park.t of they say snow hampered the search efforts for the two of virginia man. romneynt obama and mitt questions from voters, off at a townre debate tonight. the president hopes to perform did in the first denver earlier this month. station newschannel 8 more and an in-depth coming up in just a few minutes. out what is us find on the roads. roads this morning and complicated drive. 95 north through virginia, we cleared up an accident. still an accident in the hov lanes. eggert bridgeview lorton area, the brakes. and heading into the district, a solid backup on the northbound side there. traveling and maryland,
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southbound to 70, the crash is cleared. from germantown to bethesda. now the chair and the forecast. good morning. >> good morning. back.nshine is front haveand cold on out. we are going to have a beautiful day. cool side.n the poolside part mostly sunny and pleasant. to 68. we will 1 back up into the seventies by tomorrow. ♪
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oh. isn't she so happy? >> i just got verklempt. >> jennifer aniston tearing up when she talks about her engagement for the first time with chelsea handler. there he is, justin theroux. good morning, everyone. robin recovering from a bone marrow transplant. great to have elizabeth vargas here. >> we wanted to -- >> channel red. >> presidential debate day. >> and i'm red right between. >> thank you, george. accessorizing. we're going to have in this half hour, a stunning story of a
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las vegas firefighter. he's been accused of, get this, hiring a homeless man for just $600 to kill his wife. his wife's friends are now breaking their silence. and dan and nancy will be here to weigh in on the investigation, as they make their first appearances in court. a big change for "the price is right." made a little history. the show's first-ever male model. there he is, right there. >> what's his name? >> rob. that's right. the new rob. >> we're going to talk about one of the most coveted spots. >> is he like 15? >> there was a big essay contest. also coming up, two of america's biggest stores, target and neiman marcus join forces for the hottest holiday collaboration for the year. and we have an exclusive sneak peek on "gma." if you've seen a neiman marcus
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catalog, be ready to be dazzled with the affordability. we're going to start with new details on the las vegas firefighter accused of hiring a homeless hitman to beat his wife to death. both men appeared in court for the first time. and abbie boudreau has the story. >> reporter: when police found shanna, the las vegas cocktail waitress and mother, brutally murdered in late september, it seemed like a random crime. but this morning, prosecutors are seeking an indictment against her husband, george, a las vegas city firefighter and west point graduate, saying he was the mastermind behind the gruesome attack. accusing him of offering this homeless man, $20,000 of beating his once-beautiful bride to death. >> the minute i heard the way she had died, i knew he had something to do with it. >> reporter: and this morning, her closest friends are breaking their silence.
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telling "gma" her husband was an abusive husband. >> he was known for being controlling of her. and this is a case of him trying to control her. >> one of those, if i can't have her, nobody else can. >> reporter: police say the evidence speaks for itself. the details of the alleged murder plot read like a crime novel. investigators say george was in constant contact with this homeless man, noel stevens, calling him 86 times in september. the two exchanged phone calls in the moments before police believe shanna was murdered. police say they obtained surveillance video of the two men walking out of a hardware store together. overnight, stevens' attorney refused to comment. but george's lawyer issued a statement on behalf of his family. saying, in part, george did not commit the crimes he is charged with. and while all marriages have their ups and downs, george and
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shauna were committed to each other. >> to become a fireman and help people, how is it that you, you know, you want to save lives? but you take a life? >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. we're going to bring in nancy grace from atlanta. and here in new york, "gma's" legal analyst, dan abrams. good morning to you both. nancy, i want to start with you. there's lots of circumstantial evidence as this case lays out. how strong does the case seem? >> i have three names that summarize the case. they are walmart, pawnshops and palm's casino. everybody knows the degree, the surveillance, at walmart. and here you have this firefighter, a west point grad, i might add, hanging out with a homeless guy. and they go on several shopping sprees.
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they're all caught on video. and, dan abrams, you know the sophistication used at walmart to catch shoplifters. nasa could get tips from them. then, at a pawnshop. he pays another friend, 200 bucks, to pawn the wife's wedding band and ring. and of course, they go cash in her tips at the palm's casino, even more security cameras. it's a video game for a jury. >> and the key is going to be linking the two of them, right? he may have done it. i'm not -- likely will be his defense, which is trying to distance himself as much as possible from stevens. saying, he may have had something to do with this. i have something to do with it. i had him do odd jobs around my house, et cetera. but you can't link me to the crime. the problem is, when you're talking about 86 phone calls -- >> that's a lot of phone calls. >> and this is -- i talked about
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this before. hit men don't exist. you can't call and find a hitman. so, people end up turning to their local homeless guy sometimes and offering them $600. >> or a -- >> only $600? >> that handy man. when you said the key, i thought you were being literal. but remember, this guy, this firefighter, west point grad, goes and gets an extra key made to his wife's apartment. and there's no forced entry. there's nothing. the homeless guy clearly used the key the firefighter made and gave him. >> doesn't this, both of you, seem surprisingly low-rent for a murder-for-hire plot? not just $600. but kill her with a hammer? >> first of all, he was supposed to allegedly pay up to $20,000. but murder-for-hire and we talked about this before, it doesn't happen how it happens in the movies. there's no brad pitt out there to be hired to do this sort of
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stuff. >> the other thing is, the use a homeless guy, noel stevens, to turn state's evidence against the husband. >> you think think cut a deal with him, nancy? >> yeah. i do. i noticed that they -- the lawyer says he didn't do the crime. he may not have bludgeoned the woman to death. but to say he was the mastermind is a gross exaggeration, the reality is, i want to break it down to the victim. when paramedics got there, they could not tell -- the injuries were so severe, whether she had been shot or bludgeoned to death. can you imagine that oscar-winning performance when the husband comes in and goes -- when he finds his dead wife. please. >> that's why i don't think think will cut a deal with stevens. i don't think that the person the authorities believe bludgeoned her, that they cut some sort of deal with him. >> if they got such a strong
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case -- >> with the hammer that the husband bought at walmart. >> if they have the strong case with the surveillance video you outlined, with the receipts, with the cell phone calls, why would they cut a deal with either side? >> i don't know why prosecutors ever cut deals. i think they should all stew in the same pot together. but they may cut a deal with the homeless guy, to ensure that guilty verdict on the husband. >> not going to happen. >> that would be the only reason. i hope you're right, dan. >> okay. dan, nancy, we'll be staying on top of this, as the court proceedings continue. it's time for the weather. let's get to sam champion. >> what you can hire is an incredible rendering of this hurricane. hurricane rafael, by the way, the 3d view. this looks like it's a dead shot for bermuda.
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but it isn't. as the front comes off the east coast, it knocks this storm. tuesday night into wednesday morning, a category 1 by bermuda. that's two to three inches of rain in that area. the strong, gusty winds in the northwest. and some people thought it wasn't a lot of rain for the northwest. anywhere from two to three inches of rain after three dry months really is a good amount of rain. now, the wind will be strong from billings, to rapid city, to salt lake city and denver. these numbers will come down 20 degrees in the next 24, 36, 48 hours. and knock that kind of late summer f feel right out of >> it is a beautiful star. f sunshine. 54 degrees. our air is a little drier today it will northwest wind, keep our temperatures a little cooler >> all of america's weather was brought to you by macy's. elizabeth? >> thanks so much, sam. coming up, "the price is
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>> what? >> you can relate to this story. move over, ladies and sam. abc's nick watt is taking us inside the male model auditions on "the price is right." introducing us to rob, the show's first-ever male model. >> welcome to "the price is right." our first male model winner, rob wilson, everybody. >> reporter: holy moly. rob's a dude. the first male model ever on "the price is right." >> come on down. >> reporter: the 24-year-old is shattering 40 years of tradition, which began with bob barker and strictly female eye candy. >> that goes with this. >> it's time for a change. >> reporter: a change that includes, stripping to the waist for an interview on "access hollywood." we know why you got this job. do you feel like just a piece of meat? are you being exploited as a piece of meat? >> you know what? no. i hope it's more than just being
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shirtless. this is personality through the roof. >> reporter: the show, rippling rob models sunglasses and cut r cutlery and bounces on a trampoline. and he had lines during the "showcase showdown." >> you're heading to my hometown of boston. >> reporter: this actor/model won in an online reality competition. "the price is right." ♪ >> hi. >> reporter: rob demonstrated that he looks hot in a hot tub. he knows how to undress and dress himself lickety-split. and even raps. so, how did the lady models reacted? >> we share a bathroom. i have to remember, put the seat down. i'm the only one here.
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that's probably the hardest challenge is to remember to put the seat down. >> reporter: do you feel pressure on your shoulders, being a pioneer in this move towards gender equality? >> well, the pressure was getting here. there were a lot of great guys and great personalities. great bodies or faces or whatever. >> reporter: he's made it to the majors. broken that glass ceiling, glass floor, whatever it is. what's next? for "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> the sky is the limit for rob. >> indeed. >> he does seem like a nice guy. and from boston, too. we wish him luck. and coming up here, a stranded animal outwitting his rescuer? a "play of the day" you do not want to miss. plus, two of america's biggest stores, target and neiman marcus, teaming up for one superhot collaboration. we have your exclusive sneak peek only on "gma." ♪
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 7:56. i am steve chenevey. r tomportant reminde maryland, you have until 9:00 p.m. to register to next month's election. deadline.e last day for voters in maryland to update your address request a new polling place. president obama and mitt romney the spotlight again tonight, scoring often their second of debates. ask questions this time during a town hall debate
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in newtra university york. the president hopes to make up performanceluster debate.irst news channel 8 will have an in- a >> on the roads today, dealing couple serious accidents thearyland and overturned call. on 355.ntok spurre on 95 and 395. -- accident cleared on 95 and 395. how is the forecast? sunshine.of front moved through building.ressure temperatures cooler. 49 at dulles. in gaithersburg. winchester.
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mostly sunny. pleasant. to net 68. if that is cool, how about this day.a seven- seventies for the the week. no rain until late thursday, .arly friday >> thank you. be back at 8:27 with investments, personally, about paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this message.
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♪ we love that poster out there. very happy crowd. good morning, everyone. robin is at home, recovering from her bone marrow transplant. good to have elizabeth vargas here. i came back from a break and saw what i wasn't expecting to see on the desk here. pumpkin pie spiced pringles. >> wait. isn't that part of "pop news"?
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>> taste test coming. >> you can go ahead, george. >> it says right there. >> go ahead and try. tell us what you think. >> oh. >> this is great tv. >> elizabeth, flamin' hot cheetos or pemper mint pringles? we'll also have the latest on jennifer aniston. she is beaming about her engagement to justin theroux. what she is saying about the huge ring on her finger. is she really three months pregnant? >> i like the girlfriends there. >> they're close friends. >> really good. are you enjoying your snack? >> shcinnamon sugar is good.
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enjoy those as we get to this. we have the hottest holiday pairing. an unprecedented collaboration between target and neiman marcus. those two names alone. it's about to revolutionize shopping as you know it for the holidays. we have your exclusive sneak peek. they could have gone to anybody. they came to "good morning america." >> we are both wearing -- >> i was wondering the costume change. >> thank you for noticing. it only took ten minutes. >> i love it. maybe it was from our shopping right here at "gma." >> from our stage manager, the neiman marcus/target collaboration. by the way, valerie bertinelli is here. hello, valerie. >> hi. >> from "one day at a time" to every dish you need at a time. sharing recipes from her cookbook. and country's hottest rising star, jason aldean is here.
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we have a lot coming up. we're going to begin with -- we're going to begin with a developing story. a major art heist in europe. this is breaking as we speak. the seven paintings by picasso, van gogh, and matisse, for stolen overnight. potentially worth millions of dollars. details are coming in. police are refusing to say how the thieves broke in. as news warrants we'll have updates for you. and voters will share the spotlight in the town hall debate. it will be undecided voters asking questions. many analysts are saying this is a must-win for president obama, who, according to one pole, has fallen five points behind romney in the key battleground states. and secretary of state hillary clinton is taking the
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blame for last month's deadly embassy attack in libya. clinton said that she, and not the president, was responsible for the security lapses. she is looking to track down the terrorists who killed chris stevens and three others. four teens have been missing since saturday. the two boys and two girls apparently ran away after meeting each other through the online gaming system. it links the globe. they reportedly drove off in a gold jeep. $400 is missing from one of the boys' homes. take a look at the pictures on your screen. another black eye for the company that makes iphones for apple. foxconn. children was young as 14 working at one of their factories. after apologizing, the company sent them back to school. and finally, a bodybuilding
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competition run by arnold schwarzenegger's organization. look at this guy. the guy apparently forgot to apply the bronzer to his face. >> that's not bronzer. that's like chocolate brown body dye. how did i wade into this? >> he seems okay with it. >> it wasn't photoshopped. someone will be photoshopped on to that body in moments. >> good going on that. with no further ado, lara. >> thank you for that beautiful introduction, josh. >> thank you. >> i hope they're photoshopping you right now. we begin with "pop news." good morning. happy monday. happy tuesday, everybody. ben affleck really knows his way to his woman's heart. not only did he whisk his wife away to paris. but he also treated her to the mother of all shopping sprees at
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the chanel store in the city of lights. no word on what ben splurged on. but jen left with a big smile on her face. maybe his generous mood comes from the accolades he is receiving for "argo." >> maybe it's number 5. oprah winfrey is dishing in the new edition of "harper's bazaar." she had it all wrong before. but even when oprah does it wrong, she gets an oscar nomination for "the color purple." and oprah admits her guilty pleasure, downloading the entire "fifty shades of grey" series. she's saying, stop to the story. get to the juicy part. >> where is the story?
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>> there is a beautiful story in that book, people. >> what is that story? >> i think it was elizabeth that blew the lid off of it. >> it was me. i know. >> it's everywhere. i know. >> yes. also in "pop news" this morning, cooking shows, gourmet food trucks, but are we ready for chips that taste like cakes and candy? george is. we're talking white chocolate peppermint, cinnamon sugar and pumpkin pie spice. that will only be available -- i thought it was walmart. cinnamon sugar? >> i'm not loving the white chocolate. i'm a big chocolate fan and a big pringles fan. but not the two mixed together. >> any shots? >> we will be snacking on these throughout the show.
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finally, everybody, we want you to meet the other mr. elliott. he is a prize-winning porker. he was up for sale. he instead was the winner at the fresno fair. can you tell us how we met the other mr. elliott here? >> they named the pig. it won at the fresno fair. now, he's on to the state finals. >> look at mr. elliott's jaunty stance. very much like our own mr. mr. elliott. >> that's more of a regal bearing. >> yes, he does. >> may be on a breakfast plate near you. keep it up. keep it up. if it keeps winning -- >> i'm not having mr. elliott bacon. >> thank you. i think. sam, save us. >> you have three seconds. >> can you wrap? >> i just don't want to be introduced to the breakfast meal before it's actually breakfast.
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>> see? >> let's get to the boards. by the way, how about our crowd out there in times square? ladies and gentlemen, a round of applause for you guys. we'll be out there momentarily. a big, beautiful, boston live shot, as well. we had a cold front come through here last night with some heavy rain. but we're clearing it out. over the next couple of days, it turns out to be a really nice set of days here. from the mid-atlantic to the northeast. check out boston, new york city, philadelphia. 74 on thursday. boston, 70 degrees. another shot at the 70-degree mark. and in the southwest, the numbers are still warm. what about that? l.a., 92 degrees. who doesn't want to be on >> good morning. i am jacqui jeras. morning.ul start this going, get out a bed. 53 degrees. dew point is 42. 46 and gaithersburg.
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at dulles. 48 in manassas. warming to the 60's. a high of around 67, right where we should be. mostly sunny and dry. and a beautiful rest of the >> more of america's weather in the next half hour. now, to lara spencer. >> it's our version of stonehenge. here's what's coming up on our morning menu. jennifer aniston getting tear where about her man. she talks about her engagement to chelsea handler. and neiman marcus and target's superhot alcoholic beverage ration. really great stuff. and ballroom shuffle. the new face joining the judges on "dancing with the stars." paula abdul's big debut. all that and more coming up on "gma," live in times square. i've worked hard to build my family.
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[ cheers and applause ] we're back, now, with that emotional moment from america's favorite 23re7bd, jfriend, jenn aniston. she was tearing up on television last night, speaking about her engagement to justin theroux for the first time. and abc's paula faris has that story. >> but you are engaged? >> yes. >> reporter: an emotional jennifer aniston opened up for the first time monday night, about her engagement to actor justin theroux. >> oh. aren't you so happy? >> i just got verklempt. >> you are happy because he's the greatest guy ever. and you make the greatest couple ever. and i'm so happy for you, too. >> reporter: it was a rare candid moment for the usually guarded star, sitting across from her good friend, chelsea handler, on the comedienne's show "chelsea lately." animated at times, aniston gave viewers glimpse of her engagement ring. fans have been clamoring for any
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reaction from the star of "we're the millers" after since theroux popped the question back in august. >> reach down. >> okay. >> reporter: the couple co-starred in the movie "wonder lust," and reportedly began dating last year. >> are you happy with the personal area of your life? >> yes, i'm very happy. extremely lucky. and extremely happy. >> reporter: while aniston said very little about her engagement, she was happy to play along when it came to another rumor, sparked by her latest smartwater ad. >> so, you're three months pregnant? >> well, let's not say anything. and let everybody guess. it was a video, honey. it's not real. >> reporter: in the meantime, aniston hopes some of her own good fortune will run off on handler. >> you can do this. >> i can get engaged?
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>> yes. >> okay. >> that would be a good thing to do. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york. >> we wish her well. let's go outside to lara. >> lara's on her way. here she comes. it's our big target and neiman marcus, that you would never mention before. they're teaming up this holiday season for a superhot collaboration. >> and diane furstenberg, you just saw her. the one and only is with us. and you are a key part of this beautiful collaboration. so, do tell us, in a moment. take a look at the piece first. it's never been done before. the first collaboration of its kind. neiman marcus is teaming up with target and a dream team of 24 designers to present 50 holiday gifts to die for.
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neiman marcus' holiday christmas book is packed with fashion, to pricey jewelry, to expensive everything. this year's book includes a $3,000 purse, a $280,000 car, and even a jet pack. in target's newspaper ad, you're more likely to find great deals on diapers and detergent, until now. what brings the luxury superpower together with the neighborhood department store for this year's shopping blitz? >> neiman marcus is putting out a welcome mat, saying we want all kinds of shoppers. by doing this, target and neiman marcus are making supersaturday about trendy things you can afford. >> reporter: the holiday collection hits stores december 1st. but until now, they will stay more secret than santa's naughty or nice list. >> it's time to look at the items that you can enter for a
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chance to win them. first, we're visited by the fashion icahn, and council of the designers of america, diane von furstenberg. >> a beautiful day. >> hi, robin. >> we're going to unveil things with another friend. kathy, i'm going to pronounce your kessia. >> hey, diane. how are you? >> and president of specialty retail for neiman marcus. and we thank you for being here. we begin with box number one. shall we, audience? >> okay. what do you say? >> what do you say? >> all right. open that box. >> it is a jewelry box. it is a jewelry box, that we managed to do. normally, something like this in the store, would be much more
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high-end. >> it's a beautiful lacquer box. and it is with one of my original prints, the twigs. and it's just precious. and you can put all of your precious jewelry in. >> i love it. things like this and the other gifts we're about to see, how are you able to keep prices down? >> well, this was a great idea between neiman marcus, target and the cmva. and we got together. and we decided we wanted to celebrate the holiday and use everybody's strengths. the strength of neiman marcus, the strength of target, and the strength of the cmva. and we convinced 60 designers to do 60 products. >> let's do it. number two from diane furstenberg. we did it. this is a yoga mat will sam will demonstrate. >> sam? >> this is great. >> isn't it gorgeous?
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again, with the twig pattern from your collection. >> while sam does that. i'm going to hand off to you, elizabeth, to talk about more of the gifts. >> we have kathy here from target. we have a number of great designers featured in this whole thing. what are some of the names you got? >> we got so many. oscar de la renta, marc jacobs. >> 24 of the most sought-after designers. >> this is another one of the sought after gifts. >> they are. >> these are desert plates from tracy reese. tracy is known for her beautiful dresses. the first lady wore her dress at the national convention. they are rimmed with gold. >> and we have a blouse from tracy. can we bring our model out, please?
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where is she? here she is. this is -- oh, wow. a beautiful silk and sequins tops. >> you can see the beautiful sequining. and very easy to dress up or down. >> quickly, how much are these? >> $39.99. and $79.99. >> great prices. >> we didn't get to gym gold. but neiman marcus doing great stuff. we have the beautiful dresses on these chilly girls. the collection, available in stores december 1st. you go to on yahoo! right now, to enter. thank you for being here. you look beautiful. just so we're clear. george, into you. "dancing with the stars" time now. after a night of firsts on the dance floor. paula abdul joined the judge's
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table. and we saw the first tens of the season. grammy winner paula abdul is known just as much for her charm. >> i have a sexy little -- >> reporter: as her singing and dancing. >> the footwork was impeccable, melissa. >> reporter: and she didn't hold back monday night, the season's first guest judge on "dancing with the stars." >> good job. i'm proud of you. >> reporter: the final nine couples all showed up to impress. >> i'm telling you right now, it was exquisite. >> reporter: monday's dare dance allowed the stars to pick what they would dance. the judges head over heels for season eight champs, shawn johnson with derek hough. their mambo catapulted them to the top of the leaderboard. >> you have turned into this sexy, young lady. >> reporter: tied for first, gilles marini and petra murgatroyd impressed with their bollywood number.
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>> that was about as smoldering and spicy. >> reporter: while there were pitfalls and tears during the night. >> i'm sorry. >> reporter: the couples all danced like there was no tomorrow. with that, let's get an expert's take. kyle massey has been there. runner-up in season 11. he joins us from l.a. >> good morning. thank you for having me. >> let's talk about paula abdul first. how did she do? the judge? >> miss paula abdul is amazing. i got a chance to speak to her before the show. she's just a natural. she knows what she's doing. she's a world renowned choreographer. it's just, her input is coming from a unique standpoint. and she was phenomenal. she fit right in. >> she seemed at home at that table. we saw those 10s. shawn johnson has to have something. that mambo was something. >> shawn is amazing.
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it's her comfort level on the dance floor is insane. it feels like she's been dancing for years. i was watching this dance, like, is this a professional? who is this girl? she came out of nowhere with this epic routine. >> she sure did. was there any couple that surprised you on the dance floor? >> to tell you the truth, karina and apolo, you know? they nailed the hip-hop number on previous seasons, i thought they would breeze through this thing. i never saw this mistake, this mishap coming, you know? it goes to show you on the dance floor, anything can happen. even the most professional dancers. >> i was surprised by that, as well. karina was surprised by that, as well. and so disappointed. when you look at this, now, we're four weeks in. how do you size up the season? who looks like the favorite to
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you? >> oh, man. to tell you the truth, this season so far has been an amazing one. i think the front-runners are gilles, val and shawn johnson. i think between those three, we're going to have a pretty epic, epic finale. >> it's been epic all year. just about anyone out there can be a champion on any given night on any season. do you have a special favorite? >> you know, it's so hard to pick. me knowing all of the dancers and being friends with them all. it's too soon to pick a favorite. it changes like that. >> no question about it. kyle massey, thank you very much. your turn to weigh in. who will leave the dance floor tonight? go tune in at 7:00, 8:00. "dancing with the stars."
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 8:27. i am steve chenevey. as the president a candidate to ready for tonight's debate, gop nominee paultial is back in virginia. and at 6:30 he will be in a rallyksburg posting there. showing romney and are doing well. jim cannon george allen will be in northern virginia today. hold the will discussion. republican george allen will the defense round table arlington.
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here is angela foster. >> and the tuesday commute is busy. virginia, 66, barry y volume. 95, trying to clear some spots on the dulles toll road. maryland, volume delays the beltway. n accident. and on 355, still closed as you seneca parkway with a crash there. >> good morning. beautiful start here today with out blue skies day.ghout the temperatures colder. we have when it is coming in the northwest. reaganntry now a 63 national. dulles. 48 in gaithersburg. to warm 62 to 68. and check if your seven-day
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forecast. 70's are back. late thursday and friday. >> thank you. thank you for watching. [ mitt romney ] look at the evidence of the last four years. we've got 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for wor they're suffering in this country. the prenesidident would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raising taxes is that it slows down the rate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone, because whenn the economy's growing slow like this, when we're in recession you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get momore people working.
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my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. ♪ going to have a big party we'll pass through ♪ ♪ in this town around going to drop the tailgate ♪ ♪ watch the corn grow, baby that's a good night ♪ >> you're listening to multiplatinum singer, jason aldean. he's going to be performing his latest hit, live right here for us on "good morning america." hello, everybody. a wonderful crowd out here in times square.
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it's a chilly morning. i'm kind of cold out here. >> come here. >> robin recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great to be out here in the plaza. >> sam? >> where are you? >> just hanging out in the patch. >> at broadway farms. >> i like your pumpkin. >> it's a seasonal place. right now, it's full of fall. george is inside right now, ready to chat with valerie bertinelli. >> that's right. a great, new cookbook, called "one dish at a time." and we'll have pumpkin pancakes, coming up. >> i love the pumpkin pancakes. also, one of the stars of one of the big, new shows of the tv season, hayden panettiere is here, to talk about her smash hit, "nashville." hi, hayden. >> the butter kids are connie
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britton's kids in the show. our extravaganza exclusive, with taylor swift, she's joining us monday for a live one-on-one. and tuesday, a very special concert performance, live, right here on "good morning america." arguably, the only thing better than that, pumpkin pancakes, george. >> that's right. we're getting wonderful food smells with valerie bertinelli. she is as busy as ever with "hot in cleveland." and now, this cookbook, "one dish at a time." tell me about "hot in cleveland." >> we're having so much fun. we've shot about six shows so far. we have a lot of fun. >> it seems like you have so much fun together. yet, you found time to write a cookbook and put this together. we have to show you the great shot of you in the jennie craig commercial. >> here we are. >> there it is. >> you lost all that weight. look fabulous.
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>> thank you. >> i just had that suit on sunday. >> one of the ideas behind this book is you're mixing up healthy food and comfort food. >> the way that people eat. sometimes we're in a healthy mood. sometimes we're in an indulgent mood. i don't think you should deny yourself anything. if you keep the portions in control. if you start obsessing about a food you can't have, one of the -- you're going to eventually go crazy on it. >> let's start with indulging with pumpkin pancakes. >> i had left overpuover pumpki. i have a lot of syrup on that. >> it's good. >> this is a healthy soup. this is supereasy, too. we grill our chicken a lot during the week. we'll always have grilled chicken in there. >> he's getting some. it's really good. it's supereasy. and all you need to do is take -- i think the vegetables
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have already been precooked. and you just put a little blanch on them for a couple minutes. and boiling water. salt and water. >> celery and zucchini. >> and a little bit of barley. that's good for you. and put them over top. >> it's just chicken stock? >> this is low-sodium, nonfat chicken stock. and you have a healthy meal. and the turkey meatloaf is inspired by my son. i like to be around when he's doing his homework. he is 21 now and touring europe. i would make him sit in the kitchen at the kitchen table. and i would be cooking. i could make sure he was doing his homework and getting everything done. on every thursday, we would have me meatloaf. >> and the recipes come from all over.
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your childhood. you actually had a recipe from your former mother-in-law? >> there's a couple of recipes that mrs. van halen taught me. there's a lot of italian in the cookbook. but mainly family and recipes that i've learned from the women i love in my life. >> the pancakes, it's supple. is it just pancake mix? >> you don't need pancake mix? pancakemaking, it's like fur and sugar and eggs. it's supereasy. >> supereasy and supergood. >> you have a great food stylish. >> karen. >> it smells good. thank you for coming in. and you can get all of the recipes on our website at on yahoo! >> or buy the book. >> get a taste or a flavor for the recipes. excellent pitch. let's get some weather, sam. >> i love you, valerie. or just buy the book.
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and we will. tell me your names? >> karen hughes and michelle hand. >> i'm going to take that to robin to be in the office or the house. you did some work on that. that's beautiful. get ready to redecorate. there's a lot going on here. a little light. and we could have a party off that sign. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to show you. pictures out of philadelphia. great shots yesterday. the cold front going through. you can tell the difference today. clear as a bell out here now. mt. hood, oregon, another place that picked up rain that we clear out. look at the temperatures, as well. san angelo, you're at 80. 80's the number for a lot of folks. but the cool air coming behind the cold front that left the northwest and moves into the plains. chicago, 70 today. but 56 on thursday. get ready for that. kansas city, as well.
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you're g >> good morning. i am jacqui jeras. a beautiful tuesday here. waking up to temperatures a cool, 53 at reagan national. winds from the west. keeping that just a >> we are alive with the best audience in times square. all of that weather was brought to you by jimmy dean. where do we go? >> lara. >> thank you, everybody. now, we turn to hayden panettiere. she's gone from playing a cheerleader in "heroes" to a hit sensation making trouble on "nashville." and she's here live to tell us about the big, new role. congratulations. >> thank you. >> what a fun show to be a part of. >> it is. it's so much fun. a dream come true. i recorded for years when i was younger. i always said that my heart lives with country music.
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>> i knew that. i read that you were a singer. what a great opportunity to put the pipes to use. >> yeah. and one of the coolest people i've ever met in my life. >> i was talking to connie britton. you do sing every song we hear on that show. is there going to be an album? >> they're releasing a lot of songs on itunes. they had two drops today. one of mine and one "telescope." and it's amazing that the music is so different for each character. it takes you on this journey. you see them grow and change in character. >> it's funny you say that. the music does tell part of the story. and it gives an underlying current. your character has an edge, shall we say? >> a slight edge. slightly edgy. that's a nice way of putting it. >> how is that to play someone, someone that -- well, rhymes with witch?
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>> it's a blast. people never saw me in that character. it was going to be an uphill battle to be seen as something else. anytime you look at a character that you want to play, you want to look for the layers. you want it to be -- like an onion. where you get to peel back layers. and there's no point in playing the witch, without having some sort of motive behind it. and vulnerability. and people, i think, are really going to fall in love with the character and understand her pain. >> well, we want to show everybody a little bit of what's going on in the show. you are rivals, i think is an okay word, to say with connie britton. she plays a country music legend. and you, in this scene we're about to see, are interested in her band leader, played by charles astin. let's take a little sneak peek. >> don't be fooled by the shiny exterior. i'm more than meets the eye. >> are you ready to get to it?
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>> that's what i was thinking. >> this is not how songs get written. >> no. this is what songs get written about. >> all right. there's a sneak peek. we don't have a lot of time. but we have a game for you. are you ready? your country music chops. i'm going to give you a line from a song. you tell us who sings it. the first being, i fell into a burning ring of fire. >> johnny cash. >> that's right. i was going to give you two choices. number two. i got my keys in the side -- >> carrie underwood. >> she's cheer captain. i'm on the bleachers. dreaming about the day. >> tay. >> taylor swift. you're qualified for the job.
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all right. multiplatinum country singer, jason aldean is going on the fast track to superstardom. his latest single, "take a little ride," off his latest album, "night train" out today. billboard just labeled him the hottest country male act in country music. jason will perform for us in a little bit. we're delighted to have you here. each one of your albums have has outsold the priest one. no pressure with today. >> you know, i tried to take a little of the pressure off. there was a lot of expectations for this new albubum. just try to go in and find some great songs. you know, make what we thought was a great album. and i think we were able to do that. >> you have said you never want your albums to sound like
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anybody else on the radio. what do you mean like that? >> i think at times, in nashville, you have -- >> a sound? >> session players that come in and play on everybody's records. and i've chosen to use my road band in the studio with me. you know, and i think that just kind of sets us apart. everything from my producer to our engineers, to my band. i think it gives a different sound. and makes our records not sound like anybody else's. >> with all of the record sales, all of the number one hits, the cma nominations, has come fame. and you call that, quote, a learning experience. what do you mean by that? >> you know, i haven't been famous all that long. it's something i'm still learning how to deal with. and you know, something that i, you know, learn from every day. >> and your family, too, i imagine. you recently had an incident where you did publicly apologize. it was a raucous night and stuff happened. >> it's an unfortunate thing. but i've kind of said, you know,
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what i had to say to everybody about it. and i really don't think there's anything really left to say about it. >> it's hard, though, when you're living in the public spotlight. you signed up for it. maybe your loved ones didn't. >> absolutely. and i think that's the thing. unfortunately, they are kind of along for the ride, too. you know, it's something we all kind of are learning to deal with. >> we're going to hear you sing after the break, "take a little ride." that almost didn't make it on to this album, i hear? >> it was almost on my last album. you know, and we kind of started running out of room to put it on the last album. luckily, we were able to hang on to it, save it and get it on the new record. it became the lead single for this album. so far, after ten weeks, we're sitting number one. it's doing really well for us. >> got it out of your drawer full of songs. jason aldean will be back.
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and welcome back here, now, with the lead single off his new album, "take a little ride." >> it's from the album, "night train." >> jason aldean. >> ladies and gentlemen. ♪ been going round and round all day ♪ ♪ bailin' some hay and stacking it all up ♪ ♪ can't wait for the sun to go down ♪ ♪ roll into town shine the old truck up ♪ ♪ swing by the quick stop grab a little rocky style ♪ ♪ then ease on out your way to your place around 8:00 ♪ ♪ well, i'm just ready to ride in this chevy ♪ ♪ ride this chevy down a little back road ♪ ♪ slide your pretty
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little cell phone over ♪ ♪ get a little closer turn up the radio ♪ ♪ put your pretty pink toes on the dash ♪ ♪ lean the seat back man, i swear ♪ ♪ there ain't nothin' that looks better than that ♪ ♪ a sweet tan little thing with nothin' to do ♪ ♪ man, i wanna take a little ride with you ♪ ♪ i hope you're wearing those straight-out cutoffs ♪ ♪ makes me wanna get lost out in the moonlight ♪ ♪ drop the tailgate down on the turn row ♪ ♪ watch the corn grow, baby that's a good night ♪ ♪ anyone from the heartland is gonna understand ♪ ♪ what i'm talking' about right now ♪ ♪ ain't no doubt we've got a game plan ♪ ♪ well, i'm just ready to ride in this chevy ♪ ♪ ride this chevy down a little back road ♪ ♪ slide your pretty little cell phone over ♪
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♪ get a little closer turn up the radio ♪ ♪ put your pretty pink toes on the dash ♪ ♪ lean the seat back man, i swear ♪ ♪ there ain't nothin' that looks better than that ♪ ♪ a sweet tan little thing with nothin' to do ♪ ♪ man, i wanna take a little ride with you ♪ ♪ well, i'm just ready to ride in this chevy ♪ ♪ ride this chevy down a little back road ♪ ♪ slide your pretty little cell phone over ♪ ♪ get a little closer turn up the radio ♪ ♪ put your pretty pink toes on the dash ♪ ♪ lean the seat back man, i swear ♪ ♪ there ain't nothin' that looks better than that ♪ ♪ a sweet tan little thing with nothin' to do ♪ ♪ i wanna take a little ride with you ♪ ♪ take a little ride with you ♪
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♪ i wanna take a little ride with you ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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a quick thanks to team jason aldean. you guys killed it. >> thank you so much. >> to hear another performance from him and the band on our website. tomorrow on "gma," emeril's here. sandwich smackdown. and later this week, sam hanks. >> all that and more. thanks for watching abc news. we're online at on yahoo! >> good-bye, everybody. >> have a great tuesday.
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>> live and in hd, this is an abc 7 news update. >> good morning. it is 8:56. i am steve chenevey.
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today is the deadline for registerresidents to to vote. done inant to get it month's election to update 9:00 p.m. address our request in the polling place as well. d.c. officials said they are once to go for this, entered gets here they are afraid of a repeat of storms from back in 2010. but slammed with these back-to- it shut downs and things for days. have purchased 45 new snowplows. is contracted with a supplier in case the first cannot meet demands. is time to go outside. personal your hours traffic? traffic is piled up. recover -- still recover from the in a croft jenna. -- crofton.
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traveling on 395, 95, still a slow track. and approaching maryland, its the beltway from college park into silver spring. >> it looks good. see a little color on those maps. clear skies overhead. f to theront passed of east. high pressure a dominant feature keep us clear. northwesterly flow. mostly sunny, pleasant. to 68 degrees. we will warm up by tomorrow. of showers late thursday and into friday. be back at noon to today's top stories and breaking developments. [ mitt romney ]ories and look at the evidence of the lasast four years.
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